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Oct 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
to this garage? >> we didn't use this, it was a localized incident. >> reporter: the chief says there are extra patrols. in the garage, we saw the parking personnel walking the floors. this afternoon, an e-mail goes out to those on campus. all, not enough information to calm the fears. >> maybe it's not that secure? >> reporter: the man was 48 and he was assaulted getting out of his mercedes. the keys were in the i think in addition. he was shot in the back and his condition is upgraded from critical to series. reporting downtown, i'm mike schuh, eyewitness news. >>> thank you, mike. the police say there have been two violent incidents on the campus in the past two years. >>> the huge storm that ripped through parts of virginia was a tornado. in the video, you can see the twister and threatening clouds as the storm blew through on thursday. the tornado touched down and caused the damage. no one was seriously injured. >>> a new space telescope is a step closer to heading into orbit. nasa says the jane web space telescope will be ready for launch in 2018. officials made the announ
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 7:00pm EDT
protests in manhattan since the begin. >> the cold weather will in some ways help us find out who's actually serious about this movement. >> reporter: ellis roberts has been here for a month. >> sleeping bags are illegal in the park. so if they enforce that, we're going to cut arm holes in them and call them jackets. >> reporter: the cold is one of a graining list of problems for the occupy movement. dozens were arrested as protester camps were cleared in nashville and san diego. both cities cited rising police overtime costs and concerns about sanitation and safety. protesters in new york took cell phone video as a fire department confiscated their six generators, pulling the plug on lights, hot plates, cell phone chargers, and laptops. but stacey tsortzatzos hopes the inconveniences keep coming. >> just when things started getting better we had the situation with the occupy wall street happen which actually killed our business. >> reporter: her sandwich shop is across the street from the occupy wall street camp. how much of your business has dropped off? >> i have to say 40%. >> r
CBS
Oct 17, 2011 7:00pm EDT
>> pelley: good evening, drivers in the las vegas 300 are telling us tonight it was an accident waiting to happen and, of course it did. taking the life of one of the superstars of this sport-- 33-year-old dan wheldon. now many are asking questions about how it happened and whether it could have been averted. today at the indianapolis motor speedway where wheldon twice drove to victory in the indy 500 fans paid their respects. he leaves behind a wife and two small children. wheldon's father spoke to reporters earlier today. >> daniel was born to be a racer and left us doing what he loved to do. >> pelley: we asked bill whit dore look into the crash and tonight he is at the las vegas motor speedway. bill? >> reporter: scott, in the days before yesterday's race, some drivers had expressed concerns about the track speed here at the las vegas motor speedway and especially the high banks that allow drivers to maintain speeds above 200 miles per hour. >> looking for dan wheldon... >> reporter: just 11 laps into the race with cars packed four deep at speeds approaching 225 miles per ho
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
escalation of the iranian government's long-standing use of political violence and sponsorship of terrorism. >> reporter: secretary clinton said the plot was directed by elements of the iranian government, including the deadly quds force, an elite secret branch of the iranian military. it was a brazen murder-for-hire plot right out of a spy novel where an iranian-born u.s. citizen wanted to hire a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador. the details are so bizarre, some u.s. officials said it looked like the work of amateurs. >> i would be careful about calling this a sloppy operation or amateurish or cowboyish. >> reporter: michigan republican mike rogers chairs the house intelligence committee. he says in fact this was a sophisticated plot. was this a rogue actor or were the highest levels of the iranian government involved? >> i have a high degree of confidence that there were the highest echelons of the iranian government involved in this particular act. >> reporter: rogers said the u.s. goal must now be to encourage some reluctant members of the u.s. city council to
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
happens. alexis christoforous on wall street for us, thank you. >>> we have more this morning from that explosive "60 minutes" interview with bernie madoff's wife. yesterday, we heard ruth madoff say she and her husband tried to kill themselves after his multibillion dollar fraud was revealed and in the interview with morley safer she also talks about the day mad jaw confessed to her. >> i was kind of paralyzed. bernie got up and said, "i'm going back to the office." >> reporter: was he emotional in any way? >> i don't remember that. he must have been. >> reporter: apologetic in any way? >> probably, yes. i -- it's sort of a blank now. i'm not hedging here. i just simply don't remember every detail. i was in such a state. >> reporter: later that day, that evening, you both turned up at the office christmas party. >> i know. he phoned me from the office and he said we have to go to the office christmas party, so i got myself together and went over there. we stayed a half an hour and we just went home. the next morning, the fbi was there to arrest him at about 7:00 a.m. >> joining us
CBS
Oct 20, 2011 6:00am EDT
only with us >>> reporter: they are investigating that video and the father of the 14-year-old girl said she never knew it was all over the net. the act on the baltimore city school property, students as young as 14 involved and it is all over the net. we blurd the faces. the father of the 14-year-old girl said she did not know she was being taped and now he wants to know why facebook, twitter and you tube let it stay up for four days. >> they did nothing to protect my daughter. i'm furious! any parent would be. >> other parents were outraged. >> i could not believe it! >> i was shocked. it was terrible. i wonder, what is happen wing the young lady >>> reporter: all of the teens involved in the incident are students here at douglas high school, but the officials said it did not happen here. it happen outside of a building not used for instruction. the city schools are work wing the families involved to be sure that they get the support they need and the girl's father hopes someone will pay. >> the one that is taping, i hope he is sent to prison. i hope he gets serious time from this
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 6:00am EDT
county. the county will get to use two mobile speed cameras to regulate traffic near schools in the first 30 days, drivers caught going more than 12 miles per hour above the limit will be sent a warning in the mail instead of a $40 ticket. better news awaiting you at the gas pump. adam may has more in the pump watch report. >> reporter: good morning, don. analysts say prices should fall more but don't get used to it. drivers give it a big thumbs up, gas falls under $3.50 a gallon. it will be a big difference for people like scott melton. >> i own a mall business. commuting back and fort each day, i spend about 8, 900 a month. >> reporter: he is hoping for a bigger drop and aaa says it's on the way. >> analysts are prospecting or predicting that gas prices will drop as low as perhaps $3 per gallon by the end of the quarter. >> reporter: refineries are switching to cheaper fuel blends and the economy continues recovering at a slow pace. aaa says americans are on track to spend half a trillion dollars in gas this year, the most in history. a new report shows americans are saving less t
CBS
Oct 28, 2011 4:00pm EDT
across northern and a winter storm watch to the west of us and frederick county. and into west virginia and a warning for tonight into tomorrow afternoon. and we'll see what we take away. >>> and the line that distinguishs the accumulation and the 95 and down on the eastern shore until the 95 corridor. and on out to parts of eastern baltimore county and you may see lesser amounts. until you get into baltimore county. one to three changing over to the western counties and frederick out to hagerstown 3 to 6. and out to the west where the air will be the coldest. well see a bit of rain mix and the heaviest part of the snow will be the middle of the day. and it will taper. that's the bulk of it and it will smack us. back over to you. >>> the coverage and the latest and go to www.wjz.com for the latest. >>> a judge rules against gary giordano in abreu are a the hearing in the case of a missing woman. >> the judge decided to keep him in jail for 30 days. he asked his climate be released under condition he remain in aruba. but the judge sided with prosecutors. she was last seen august
CBS
Oct 29, 2011 8:00am EDT
england. cbs news correspondent whit johnson has the pleasure of joining us right now. we hope it's better where you are. >> just lovely. washington, d.c. is a number of places up and down the east coast that will see temperatures drop throughout the course of the day turning this rain into snow and not what most people were expecting this time of year leaving some to wonder if it's a sign of what is to come. this weekend may feel more like christmas than the eve of halloween. snow making early appearance this year may break decades old records for october. >> i was a little surprised to find out that i had to brush off the car. >> this is more of a biting cold. more to the bone. >> reporter: as the massive storm crawls up the east coast, massachusetts is likely to be the hardest hit with a foot of snow and pennsylvania 6 to 10 inches and snow is predicted for new york and as far south as washington, d.c. >> the storm is very unusual because we don't see snowstorms this big in october very often. >> reporter: it's the same storm that dumped over a foot on colorado, 9 inches on wyomi
CBS
Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
fallen. wyatt andrews tells us how much of a raise they'll be getting. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, this is an average but the social security raise we expect to be announced for next january will be around $38 a month. for the tens of millions of retirees who have had no cost of living raise for the last three years, it's real money and it's about time is when seniors heard the news in miami, this was the response. jose perez says the increase will help him pay his utility bill. >> with the increase in social security i will be able to have heat and cold whenever i need it. >> reporter: social security is expected to announce a cola-- a cost of living adjustment-- of around 3.5%. it's the first increase since 2009. seniors receiving the average benefit of $1,082 a month would receive an extra $37.84. for retirees dependent on social security, $38 a month can be a lifesaver. david asher counsels retirees at the center for jewish family services in los angeles. >> well, it can be a difference between food and rent. or between going to the doctor or cutting back on their prescription
CBS
Oct 14, 2011 5:00pm EDT
was alerted. >> we did not use our alert system to a small area in the basement around the garage. those two buildings that we knew would be pretty much impacted, responded there and used the tax alert system and we went into the two buildings and formed the staff for those buildings and the shelter in mace. >> the chief said there were extra patrols and when they were in the garage, they saw the personnel walking in the area under ground. they would not e lease any new information, but today a universe see e-mail went out and here is the description -- >>> reporter: that was not enough information to calm the fears here. in the last half hour, the city police con firmd that description, released by the iewcht police and the information on the victim, upgraded from critical to serious. back to you. >> thank you. the campus police said there were two violent incidents in the last two years. >>> terrifying moments in howard county, the man pointed a weapon at a woman and her 4- year-old child and has more on who the police are looking for and how the woman was able to escape. >> the
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 5:00pm EDT
and we now know police used his accused killer, his stepdad's cell phone to track the remains close to the woods close by. >> reporter: emotion was on display of loved ones as 11- year-old william mcquain mourned those. >> this is almost like in my backyard. i live in clarks burg. and it's just tragic. just really touched my heart. >> reporter: flowers and pictures line the memorial, near where police found his body in clarks burg, along with footballs and personal messages from the 6th grader's classmates. >> william was the greatest, most beautiful, most wonderful, cheerful child in the entire world. entirely world. and there's no reason this should have ever happened to him. >> reporter: as loved ones struggle to understand what happened here. police are releasing new information about their unfolding investigation. >> reporter: detectives say they uncovered more video of william with his accused killer, his stepdad, just hours before the killing. investigators believe holo pez murdered william's mother jane, then set his sights on the boy. they saw a smiling, playful william on
CBS
Oct 5, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. >> no race victim, no sexual assault victim should suffer in silence. we are all, each one of us, we are here to help and support you. . >>> as for john hopkins, they were alerted to the attack. of the. >>> thank you, thank you, very much. >>> another home invasion pulled off by men that said they were police officers. it happen monday night in greek town. three men posing as police officers got into the house and stole $1,800. they seem to be copy catting the other robberies. >>> a teen was killed monday night, the teen was skate boarding with a friend and was hit by a car that left the scene. he went to pro review high school. he did not survive. >>> more on the an mall cruelty charses, a cat was downsd in gasoline and set on fire. the gas cans were near there and had to be put down. this is the fourth cat to be set on fire in the city inside the last few rears. >>> clear skies and blue skies, snag a jacket for a few more hours though. we are in the first morning weather center. good afternoon! >> as of now, from the national weather service, we are just at our normal high for this
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 7:00pm EDT
attorney told us that if or when he is indicted, he will plead not guilty. >> pelley: thanks, michelle. president obama was notified of the alleged plot back in june. norah o'donnell is at the white house tonight. norah? >> reporter: scott, tonight a senior advisor to president obama tells me this is a dangerous escalation in iranian behavior. in fact, president obama's national security advisor tom donelan flew to saudi arabia two weeks ago to inform saudi king abdullah about this assassination attempt on one of his closest advisors and today the treasury department announced new financial sanctions against the islamic revolutionary guard corps. already, of course, the target of heavy sanctions because of their role in the nuclear program. now the u.s. government is targeting five individuals and freezing their assets. >> pelley: norah, thank you. as bob orr mentioned earlier, the plot was allegedly run by the secretive iranian military group called the quds force. we asked liz palmer in london to tell us more. liz? >> reporter: well, scott, the quds force is a sort of subdi
CBS
Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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CBS
Oct 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
deadline to file for insanity and they will come face-to-face with her at trial. >> it is horrible for us and could not be easy for them. >> of all the steps of grieves, i have not left anger. if i could say anything to her, it would be why. the prosecution is seek ago life suspects for her. >> that trial is expected to last eight days. a man is behind bars, charged with the murder. the washington police arrested the 20-year-old after he was founds dead in his cab in the morning there. investigators think robbery was the motive. >>> an incident happen saturday night after the southwest airlines plan landed from orlando, but no one was hurt in the accident in the end. >>> the price prices were expected to fall, but they are foing pack up. the national average wept up about 50% in the last few we cans and we can expect that trend to continue. >> the regular price for a gallon of regular -- . >>> the president will head out west and look for ways to help the economy and new rules to encourage new home refinancing and changes in the school lents. that will include nevada, california and flori
CBS
Oct 19, 2011 12:00pm EDT
found him after an exhaustive search. wjz 13 learned detectives used his cell phone signal to track his whereabouts. >> we know what has happened to william. he can be with his mother, when we have a service we can have them both together hopefully. not have this hanging over our head. worrying and waiting and looking and not having an answer. >> reporter: police uncovered video of william and his step dad at the shed nearby hours before they say the 6th grader was murdered. william was flaying unaware of the horror that was about to come. >> it did not appear there was any distress between the two in the footage. he appeared to be running around as you would expect a boy that age to do. >> reporter: lopez has a violent past arrested after fleeing to north carolina and headed back to maryland to face murder charges for jane mc quain. police say charges are pending for the murder of young william. >> william was the greatest, most beautiful, wonderful cheerful child in the entire world, entire world. there is no reason this should have happened to him. who could do this to william? i
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 12:00pm EDT
living in the united states. they are currently 300 million phones and lap tops in use in the country today. >> i think i have lost the perspective on that! >>> dreary out there today. we will have the first morning forecast coming up. >>> the lock at stocks, followed by the powerball numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, copd makes it hard to breathe, so i wasn't playing much of a role in my own life, but with advair, i'm breathing better so now i can take the lead on a science adventure. advair is clinically proven to help significantly improve lung function. unlike most copd medications, advair contains both an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 6:00pm EDT
assaulted her and her co-worker, but the evidence has pointed right to her. she was expected to use insanity defense, but the lawyers did not use that. the prosecution will use taped interviews with the changing story and the expert and dna evidence. >> the family said they believe in the justice system. >> i hope to find closure after this. if i could say one word, it would be why. >> she walked around the store in size 14 shoes to alter the footprints. they hope to have a jury picked tomorrow night. back to you. . >> that trial should last about eight days. >>> dozens of police officers have been indicted in the case today, 25-year-old jury digs and the 39-year-old, the father pleaded guilty to respond to car accidents in the city. they had their cars towed, even though that company was not authorized to tow for the city. they got paid hundreds to get referred and then in turn file claims and the insurance companies got larger amounts of money -- each man could get five years in prison. >>> more on the corruption trial in the case of a state senator that will use his power in the
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
been fully restored. but as john blackstone tells us, the crash of 2011 might be a wakeup call. >> reporter: the hardware failure and the two-day backlog in e-mails that disabled blackberry service from the middle east to north america was a warning to a world that's become ever more dependent on always being connected. this man works on wall street. >> you realize how much you do rely on these mechanisms and just kind of pulling my hair out. >> reporter: 35% of american adults use smart phones like the blackberry or iphone. two-thirds even say they've slept with them. but while the old-fashioned land line phone system was built to virtually always work, hand-held devices have never been that dependable says tech analyst charles govin. >> we all live with sporadic outages. i won't say on a daily basis but it's not infrequent. >> reporter: that's a reason govin has cell phones from three different carriers to make sure he's never entirely disconnected. >> today we still use the phrase "to go online" but the truth is we don't go online, we are online. we live our lives online. th
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm EDT
from the waist down. >> behind us there was almost a fight. in front of us people are yelling. "just bring the stairs, let us get off the plane." yelling at the pilot and airline attendants. >> reporter: under a new passengers' bill of rights, an airline can be fined the $27,500 per passenger for delays of more than three hours but fliersrights.org says the airport is also to blame. >> they should have been able to handle it. they're an international airport. all of their excuses are because they sent employees and customs home early. >> reporter: the last man off flight 504 agrees. >> i don't see why they couldn't use the stairs at 4:00, 5:00, 6:00. why did it take until 11:00 for me to get off the plane? >> reporter: in a statement, hartford's bradley international said its resources were stretched to the limit by the 23 diverted flights. jetblue blamed a confluence of events and said all passengers would receive full refunds. >> pelley: anthony, let me ask you the question we've been asking in the newsroom all day. why didn't they just roll stairs up to these planes and get
CBS
Oct 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
refinance and cut their mortgage bills. norah o'donnell joins us this morning with the details. good morning. >> good morning to you. >> reporter: the president's jobs billed is stalled in congress. today, president obama is going to begin a series of executive branch actions in order to help jump-start the economy. first up housing. guess what? the president is on the west coast today. he is going to be in las vegas which, of course is the heart of the housing problem in this country. we know, of course that many people believe that the housing recovery is tied to economic recovery. so here is what the president is going to be doing today. he is announcing what senior officials call major overhaul of the underused refinance program. bottom line you've under water and you've been paying your bills and you can't refinance and can't get ahold of the great rates out there for people this program the president will announce will enable people to fix that and remove a lot of the barriers in place for people who can't refinance and take advantage of some of the savings out there. i think y
CBS
Oct 23, 2011 8:00am EDT
williams will tell us why. eyewitness news saturday morning is seconds away, but first here is sharon. >> if you are ready to get into the spirit of hauling, let's take a coast league tour. we will tell you all about it. eyewitness news is seconds away. >> this is wjz tv. wjz hd, and wjz.com. >> from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's new station. >> good morning. welcome to eyewitness news this sunday. i am gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. editors and 30s and 40s around the region. a chilly start to the day. not as many clubs out there today as there were yesterday. some clouds found their way in north and west of the city and down toward the bout way. -- toward the bout way. we are looking at sunshine. it's just a gorgeous start to the day, but it is very chilly. temperature 38 degrees. we are at 39 out 10, 46 dc, 39 in oakland. anytime we are the same temperature in oakland, one of us is going to be pretty chilly. typically, it's going to be the metro area. 65 degrees at the w. mostly sunny and very pleasant. overni
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
threatening mexico with 110-mile-per-hour winds. rick sallinger is on snow duty in colorado for us. first, let's check in with cbs news hurricane consult david bernard, chief meteorologist at wfor in miami. where is hurricane rina and could it be a problem for florida at some point? >> that may be the case the next few days. this morning, rina is a strong category 2 hurricane and 110-mile-per-hour winds and 235 miles south/southeast of cozumel, mexico. on that track it means late tonight or early thursday morning we could be looking a major hurricane impacting the resort areas of the yucatan peninsula. after that we look at the gulf of mexico. our forecast cone turns the storm towards the east as we go into the weekend but notice it also indicates a weakening to a tropical storm. so the good news is as rina enters the gulf of mexico conditions won't be favorable for strengthen. we expect some weakening but a lot of uncertainty that cone is very large. the storm could be over south florida or it could be to the south of cuba. it's too early to say. obviously, everybody in the florida keys
CBS
Oct 25, 2011 7:00pm EDT
today that they have heard more than enough. john blackstone shows us what happened next. >> reporter: riot squads confronted about 350 demonstrators in front of oakland's city hall. some resisted. in all 85 were arrested. by first light, the two-week-old occupy oakland settlement was empty and in ruins. >> it is so wrecked in there now. it is trashed. it was beautiful. >> reporter: the number of protestors is down to a few dozen but there's a huge presence of riot-equipped police. the remains of the occupy oakland camp site have been sealed off. the forceful crackdown was a surprise in a city where the mayor once backed the protestors saying democracy is mess messy but things got too messy with complaints of sanitation and safety. >> the issue is not whether we support the movement. the issue is the safety of the people who are staying overnight. >> reporter: across the country, city governments are losing patience with the makeshift settlements inspired by new york's occupy wall street demonstrations by has cost the city $5 million in police overtime. >> we will not be
CBS
Oct 30, 2011 10:30am EDT
little getting used to. >> they asked me who is is the president of uzbekistan i'm going to say, you know, i don't know. do you know? >> schieffer: but he's turning conventional wisdom on its head with his unconventional campaign. >> romney, perry, perry romney. i thought it was a new song. >> schieffer: his campaign manager tried to explain it in a video that is, well, downright bizarre. >> we've run a campaign like nobody has ever seen. but then america has never seen a candidate like herman cain. ♪ america >> schieffer: whatever is causing it, herman cain is the hottest thing in republican politics. he's in the studio with us straight ahead on "face the nation." >> schieffer: good morning again. herman cain is in the studio with us this morning with a big smile on his face and no wonder. you are now leading, mr. cain, in two national polls this week including the cbs news/"new york times" poll. here is the new des moines register poll just out this morning for iowa where the first contest takes place in january. lo and behold you're basically in a statistical tie with mitt romne
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 4:00pm EDT
have no word on who the little boy is or who the suspect is. but police are expected to brief us in the next new moments. reporting live, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> and we will update this breaking news story coming up all new at 4:30. >>> we have other breaking news we are following right now. two people are burned after an accident at johns hopkins university. it happened about an hour ago in the basement of ames hall. two employees were working on the cooling system. one worker has first- and second-degree burns on his face and legs. the other has second-degree burns on his legs. it is now the deadliest food- born outbreak in 25 years. denoose is -- denise is in the newsroom with more on the listeria-at that pointed-- listeria-tainted cantaloupe. >> 23 people are dead from the fruit and 116 are sick. the two latest are from louisiana. they are likely off store shelves by now. the recall did start in mid- september. the number of deaths, however, continues to grow, because listeria can take up to two months to appear. the last time a food outbreak was this deadly in the
CBS
Oct 10, 2011 5:00pm EDT
homicide charge. tonight police are not commenting on this case. they have not provided us with the suspect's description and they have not told us about any arrests. back to you. >>> jessica, thank you. eden's lounge is located in the heart of mount vernon. >>> dozens of firefighters spent almost two hours getting the flames under control. there are no reports of any injuries and the investigation into the cause is under way. >>> there is new doubt tonight about the 2001 anthrax attack. the fbi says a man the maryland is responsible but a group of scientists is raising a question about what really happened. pat warren discusses the developments in this case. >> reporter: a soon to be released paper says the maryland man accused of the anthrax attack may have had help or he may have been innocent. letters mailed to news outlets and senators contained anthrax that sickened 26. >> i don't feel like i am completely well. i sense it from time to time that there's really something wrong with me. >> reporter: years into the investigation the fbi hones in on grouth ivan. the scientist kill
CBS
Oct 31, 2011 12:00pm EDT
. >>> millions of people just to the knot of us are without electricity after a nor'easter blew through here. the october storm sent all sorts of -- set all sort of records along the way. >> reporter: power lines are down and electricity out for 2 million people from maryland to maine. >> this is day three with no lights. it's cold. we have seen juror citizens suffering and children -- senior citizens suffering and children. >> reporter: power outages are worse thatten tp record set during hurricane irene earlier this year. >> this is going to be a long- term event. it's a unbelievable storm causing unbelievable damage. >> reporter: in new jersey fire investigators are working to figure out if the loss of power contributed to this fire monday morning. many people will spend the day cleaning up. saturday's storm dropped 2 feet of snow in some areas. weighing down trees that have leaves. this tree came crashing down on the eckerts house coming to rest inside their home office. >> imagine looking up from your laptop and seeing a tree limb. >> reporter: with so many streets covered in debri
CBS
Oct 4, 2011 4:30am EDT
4th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> and good morning, everybody. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty ngyuen this morning. amanda knox's wish to start her life starts today. she's expected to fly back to the united states after an italian appeals court cleared her in the 2007 murder of her roommate. knox left an italian prison last night following the ruling. the reversal was based on a re-evaluation of dna evidence. knox was in prison for four years. monique has more from perugia, italy. >> reporter: amanda knox will soon be going home. an italian appeals court acquitted her of the 2007 murder of her roommate. >> both are acquitted. for not having committed the -- because the fact does not exist. >> we're thankful that amanda's nightmare is over. she suffered for four years for a crime that she did not commit. >> reporter: earlier in the day, the seattle native made an emotional plea to the jury. speaking in fluent italian, she incysted she had nothing to do with the death of meredith kercher. i did not kill, i did not rape, i did not steal, knox told the j
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Oct 15, 2011 8:00am EDT
amount of resolve people have. we are seeing our future stolen away from us while the wealthiest 1% get richer and richer and i'm glad people are taking a role and participating in their democracy. >> have you been participating with the people around the world? >> there is communication between twitter and facebook and social media. the organic nature of this movement can't be denied. >> do you feel you won sort of a victory this week when the city essentially backed off of its plans to sort of move you out of there for a while, while they cleaned up the park? >> we have our own volunteer cleaning crew so we are doing the best we can to maintain the sanitation in the area. we feel it's great for the first amendment rights and to participate in our democracy. >> what is the situation like with the police right now? we saw in bigad's police, there have been some clashes over the past couple of days. >> you know, actually, the relationship with them with the nypd has been tremed and they have been doing excellent job to protect us and we have been doing as much as we can to facilitate the
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Oct 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department issued a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot right out of hollywood. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi ambassador to the united states on american oil. two iran government agents have been charged. one is under arrest and the other one is still on the run. susan mcginnis is in washington with details on this. good morning, susan. what is the latest? >> reporter: this has stunned washington. just simply the idea that iran would solicit the murder for high from a mexican drug cartel to kill the saudi ambassador and has all levels of the u.s. government reacting and the talk now here is what the u.s. does next. federal officials are warning americans at home and abroad to be on the lookout for possible terrorist attacks. the state department issued the alert late last night as justice revealed they had spoiled an alleged plot to assassinate the amba
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Oct 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
thing just went crazy. it started to take off. it headed away from us to the wooded area. and our officers put it down. >> reporter: joel harris shot this cell phone video of a bear. >> a wolf comes from the fence that the bear is in, and comes up to the fence and then just pops rete through the fence. >> reporter: thompson was well known to local law enforcement here. he had just gotten out of prison after serving a year on federal firearms violations and had been visited numerous times following complaints about his menagerie. >> we've handled numerous complaints here. we've been to mr. thompson's house for some sort of problems with the animals, from animals running at large to not being treated properly. so this has been a huge problem for us for a lot of years. >> reporter: terry thompson's widow asked police to help her bury all the animals in a mass grave on their property. included in the cair carnage, s, endangered species. bengal tier, only 2400 left in the world, 18 of them died here. >> pelley: cynthia, thank you. 49 animals killed in all today, and we just found out t
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Oct 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
president clinton, who called jobs an inspiration to us all. >> reporter: manuel gallegus, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: and wjz will take a closer look at the devastating effect of pancreatic cancer, coming up all new at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> safe and sound. a baby taken from her mother is home. and minutes ago, the suspected abductor is arrested. gigi barnett is live in the newsroom with the frightening story. gigi? >> reporter: just over an hour ago, police arrested tiara williams, and charged her with child abduction. police say monique williams was babysitting 16-year-old gaden kingman at her home. the child's mother called police late last night, when she realized the two were gone. this afternoon, detectives found the baby safe and sound with a relative of the suspect, and she's doing fine. the family of the suspect will not face criminal charges, according to police. >> howard county secret service, fbi are all involved in investigating this incident. >>> killed in cold blood. now, the family of a woodlawn man says they may know the motive. they are investigating the m
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Oct 29, 2011 6:00am EDT
posted. >>> all right, thank you, tim. stay with us for the latest on the storm. your first warning weather team will have up to the minute forecast on wjz-13 and wjz.com. >>> a baltimore city sheriff's deputy on his way to work was attacked and he opened fire on his attacker. denise koch has more. >> reporter: the baltimore city sheriff's office has one way to describe the attacks on their own. >> we've never seen anything like this. >> reporter: the deputy was at a stoplight in walter avenue in north east baltimore, he was going to work and the passenger door opens and a man with a knife jumps in. the department spokeswoman says without word or warning, he attacked. >> it speaks to the level of uncertainty. >> reporter: he fired and struck the 36-year-old in the arm. >> we say, when you wear the uniform, you have to be alert. never for get your training you're provided with. you may have to revert to it. >> reporter: denise koch, wjz, eyewitness news. >> and he was not seriously injured. the investigators are trying to find out why he was attacked. >>> and there's no word on the c
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Oct 16, 2011 8:00am EDT
and smashed bank windows as riot police used tear gas to keep control. but thousands of others rallied peacefully. demonstrators across europe joined the u.s. occupy movement in a day of global protest. they marched against what they call corporate greed. he says people are suffering from the power of banks. in greece, people vented more of the financial theory they felt from march as the cash trapped 70 fields that crisis and promises the website will launch a campaign against financial institutions. >> british police stood guard here where organizers were hoping for tens of thousands of protesters him about the numbers were much smaller. >> demonstrators wanted to occupy the london stock exchange, but police told them that. global painting and said they are hoping for nonviolent demonstrations in more than 900 cities around the world by days end. protesters in hong kong, manila, and tokyo had the same message. >> most of the day's protests were peaceful, but it seemed the larger the country's debt, the louder the crowd. tina krause, wjz eyewitness news. >> the demonstrations come as
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Oct 25, 2011 6:00pm EDT
compassion, the words they used to describe my son, i will never get out of my head. >> the jury found four of the five officers on board that bus were negligent. attorneys for parker's family argued they did not properly restrain his killer kevin johns and they waited to get medical care for packager. >> i've become skeptical after 40 years of doing this, of what it will mean. i hope there will be better attention paid. >> it's hard to say congratulations and be receptive of that. it's never congratulations for melissa and phil. >> you're responsible for somebody's life, you should be there and do what you're supposed to do. >> it's likely the state will appeal and because of limits against maryland's liability, it's unlikely the family will ever see all of that money, but they say they're not in it for that. they sum approximately don't want another family to go through what they did. >> it's always been about my son, nothing else, for me, and the guards had to sit and look me in the eye and explain to me why they did nothing to help my son. as long as i have a breath in my bod
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Oct 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
help when people show up. to continue that ruse? well, after we found andrea, joseph told us to pack up all of our stuff and write from here. we can't keep working here. this place is gonna be swarming with police in a half hour. that's why you're gonna get kenny and your computer and you're gonna go work on my boat. is that really necessary? you want to stay in business, don't you? all right. (thunder rumbles) (sighs) so is it just the two of you, or is marilyn here? that's andrea's stuff. andrea, our victim? andrea: i know how to punch up this chapter. andrea was one of us. lawrence: we've been writing ms. milner's novels for three years. andrea turned in our last manuscript this morning. we're onto the next one now. so, where's marilyn? kenny: we've never met her. what? wait a minute, you guys write exactly like her, but you've never met her? well, she gives us storylines, general ideas. but we do the rest. (scoffs) uh... what are you doing?! excuse me, we're trying to work here. yep. me, too. there's no blood here. yeah, this wasn't the place where andrea was killed. this is andr
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Oct 26, 2011 4:30am EDT
morning news" for wednesday, october 26th, 2011. good morning, everybody. appreciate you joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen this morning. >>> in oakland california, over night, more violent confrontations between occupy wall street rioters and police. police used tear gas against hundreds of protesters. last night's clash was the latest in a series of standoffs between demonstrators and police. several were injured in the overnight clashes. earlier in the day, some 100 protesters were arrested. robert lyles of our san francisco station kpix has our report. >> reporter: occupy oakland demonstrators were told the plaza would be a free speech space until 10:00 p.m., so both sides faced off. >> you must leave now! >> reporter: and within minutes, the sound of explosions, tear gas canisters rocketed into the crowd of at least 800. >> protesters were not being violent. they provoked protesters. >> she shot tear gas into the crowd. flash bangs. women, children, grandmothers, grandfathers, they are all standing in the same spot. >> it was like ridiculous. there was no need to
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Sep 30, 2011 11:00pm EDT
think a message clearly needs to go out to the terrorists in this world that want to attack us. if you attack americans we will find you and we will bring you to justice. >> reporter: the cia and u.s. military tracked alaki for three weeks before a strike on his convey. awaki's death is considered the most significant since osama bin laden. but the intelligence recognize a weakened al-qaida still remains a threat against the united states. >>> the paramedics who found michael jackson's lifeless body two years ago testified in his manslaughter trial. emergency responders tell the court the information dr. conrad murray gave them just didn't add up. he said jackson didn't have any prior conditions and he never mentioned he had given the singer propofol. later dr. murray's story changed. >> doctors in the house, iv pole, i v hooked up to the patient, it didn't seem normal. >> he was sweating profusely, he was a little agitated. >> reporter: dr. murray pled not guilty to manslaughter. he could spend up to five years in prison and lose his medical license. >>> for the first time we get
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Oct 14, 2011 4:00pm EDT
: mcquain's estranged husband curtis lopez is in police custody charged with her murder. authorities used cell phone records to find him at a hotel with mcquain's car but no trace of william. the investigation now spans the east coast. detectives from montgomery county are working in north carolina. they admit as more teenage passes finding the boy unharmed becomes more of a long shot. >> i hope he hasn't killed him. i swear to god i do. i hope they haven't. oh god. >> reporter: police say they've shifted all of their energy now to finding william mcquain. at least described as being 5'0" and about 85 pounds. at this time they're not revealing what if anything lopez is saying about his whereabouts. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> take another look at william mcquain's picture, if you have any information about him, you are urged to call 911 immediately. >>> gunman on the loose. some new information from police in the shooting of a man inside a baltimore parking garage. andrea fujii is live with more on the victim's condition. >> reporter: mary, police say this is the second time in
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Oct 24, 2011 5:00pm EDT
sexually assaulted. but the evidence went straight to her. she was supposed to use insanity, but the lawyers did not use that. it is not clear their strait fee. they will use taped interviews with her changing story and the dna evidence. the family said that they have faith in the justice system. >> of all the steps of grieving, i have not left anger. if i could say something to her, it would be one word -- why? >>> >>> that was her father. they will start now to get down to the meat of the case. >>> murry went to john hopkins business school and working on her degree. >>> after being accused of planning a terror attack in washington d.c., the prosecution said that the man wanted to assassinate the saudi arabia ambassador to the united states. he pleaded not guilty to all five counts against him. he had admitted his part in the plan at a washington d.c. restaurant by setting off explosives. he tried to hire hit men from the mexico drug cartel to carry out the plans. the president's administration is saying that the iran government involved, but that is being called baseless. a second
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Oct 27, 2011 4:00pm EDT
us that way, that's what would happen. >> reporter: overnight, organizers marched in solidarity. the city's patience is wearing thin. with talk of rage and threats they should leave. mayor rawlings-blake says the camping is illegal. but is in continued talks with the group. >> we continue to be working with them. but in order to have this cooperation, it has to be a two- way street. >> reporter: other cities are citing health and safety concerns. in denver, protestors are living in the snow. boston did a health inspection on the "occupy" encampment. >> you know, if they have a place to stay when the weather gets bad that is not in a tent, that's where they really should be going. >> reporter: union leaders here have asked not to sit in the tents. it's unclear when or even if the city will take action. >> and coming up new next hour, we'll talk to the president of the metro afl-cio and the response he's gotten from city had hall on this issue. reporting live at mceldon square, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. mary? >> okay. thank you. >>> "occupy baltimore" has meetings every night
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Oct 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
commenting at all on this case. they haven't provided us with a suspect suspension they do not know of any suspect in custody. i'm jessica cartalia, wjz news. >>> thank you jessica. of course eden lounge is located in the heart of vernon. >>> sky high chopper 13 was over rout 40 in aberdine. you can see this sedan plowed into the back of a tractor trailer. it destroyed the car. three people were taken to the hospital. we do not have word on their condition. >>> tough new questions, a group of scientists bringing up questions on whether a maryland man was behind anthrax attacks. pat warren has more on the findings raising questions about who was responsible, pat. >> reporter: that's right a soon to be published paper raises the prospect that the maryland scientists accused of the crime could have had help or may have been innocent. letters dated the day of the world trade attack mailed to news outlets and u.s. senators contained anthrax that killed eight people and sickened 28 others. >> i still don't feel like i'm completely well. i sense from time to time that there really is somethin
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Oct 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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Oct 14, 2011 7:00pm EDT
alabama, so we asked mark strassmann to show us what it all means. >> reporter: liz betancourt is scared to leave the house in florence, alabama. >> i'm illegal. i'm not from here. >> reporter: her family moved from mexico to the u.s. when liz was an infant. she's now 19 but has never applied for citizenship or a green card. under the state's new law, if she's picked up by police, she could be deported and during that process-- which can take months-- there's no legal guaranty her daughter born in alabama and a u.s. citizen would stay with her. but the widespread perception among illegal immigrants is deportation would split families apart, although any deported parents would be allowed to take their children with them. >> we just came here to work. our parents, those that have children, they just come here to give their children a good education. >> reporter: even a routine trip to the store has many illegal immigrants here worried they'll end up getting arrested and in case they're deported, some parents are signing papers turning over the legal care of their kids to someone else. if b
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Oct 6, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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Oct 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
crawford for us tonight. jan, thanks. new warning today from america's top banker. the economic recovery is in jeopardy. the assessment rattled wall street and for a time today the s&p 500 was down 20% from its most recent high in april. a loss which is the definition of a bear market. senior business correspondent anthony mason is on the floor of the new york stock exchange tonight. anthony? >> reporter: erica, it took a last-minerally to pull the market out of bear territory as the dow staged a near 400-point turnaround on another nervous day. as the markets were whipsawed again, fed chairman ben bernanke offered a shaky prognosis on the economy. >> the recovery is close to faltering. we need to make sure the recovery continues and doesn't drop back and that the unemployment rate continues to fall downward. >> reporter: bernanke said the fed was ready to step in to support the recovery, but one leading economist says it's already too late. you believe a recession is inevitable? >> yes, i believe a recession is inevitable. >> reporter: lakshman achuthan heads the economic cycle research
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Oct 6, 2011 6:00am EDT
was prompted by university of maryland women's basketball coach frese whose son uses lam-- leukemia drugs. >> sell them four to five times, i think if it's not criminal, this should be made a crime. >> cummings has opened up a tip line for price gouging. for a link to this go to wjz.com and click on news. >>> a beloved couple who touched the lives of hundreds if not thousands school children have been laid to rest after a fire tore through their baltimore home. monique griego has more. good morning. >> reporter: the couple first met hear -- here last students in the 1950s. several decades later fate would bring them together. hundreds filled morgan state university. the couple died when their house caught fire. >> they will be sorely missed. >> reporter: 80-year-old jennye was a retired teacher and principal and a 60-year member of the delta sigma theta sorority. >> they have affected the lives of many, many people. >> reporter: 78-year-old donald also graduated from lower gan state, was an educator and became stawnts superintendent of city schools. he belonged to the omega psi phi
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Oct 7, 2011 6:00am EDT
accompany baltimore and what we want is to have our elected officials represent sent us. >> they said it was a grass roots effort to root out verty and unemployment. >> i saw what happen with the foreclosings. >> this is considered ground zero for tun rest and wall street. protesting there, the police clashing with demonstrators. they heard the message, but blame each other. >> congress is locked in concrete for political reasons and the republicans just want to get rid of obama, even if it is loseing the strength of this great nation. >> it is a tribute to the economic policy of obama's policy, a president elected by the left that is arguing about his policies. >> the president said he got it -- the people are frustrate $9 --d, the protesters are giving voice to a more product-based frustration over how the financial system works >>> reporter: some are saying that this is a liberal answer to the tea party,. >>> more on the unemployment numbers for september, analysts expect there to have been a gain of 59,000 jobs, compared to none in august. that would keep the unemployment rate steady at
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